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Wat Huay Pla Kung

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A new entry on Chiang Rai’s growing list of unusual temples, the surreal Wat Huay Pla Kung certainly merits a ranking close to the top.

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The main feature—which you can spot from a long way off—is a giant statue of the Bodhisattva Guan (or Kuan) Yin. Often confused with Buddha by passing tourists she’s also known in English as the Goddess of Mercy or Compassion and is an important deity in the Mahayana Buddhist pantheon and thus highly venerated by both resident and ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 400 words.)


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